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Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/23/2001 18:17 (Entered as : 07/23/01 18:00)
Reported: 7/24/2001 05:30
Posted: 8/5/2001
Location: Washington, D.C., DC
Shape: Fireball
Duration:unknown
Ball of fire on the East Coast.

There was reported by several local news stations sightings of a ball of fire headed from south to north. Some reports say there was a loud boom associated with the sighting. I did not see this but am reporting what was on the news.

((NUFORC Note: We believe the event occurred between 1815 and 1820 hrs.. We have changed the time here. PD))